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Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
morning to you. shopping habits have a ripple effect on the global economy. asian markets were up on the news to record retail numbers. hong kong was unchanged. wall street investors like the packed stores. the dow added 172 points to once again move past the 13,000 mark where the nasdaq finished up 40 points. the holiday shopping season got started in record fashion thanksgiving night and the spending spree lasted through the weekend. a record 247 million shoppers visited stores or web sites over the four day weekend. this is an increase of more than 9% and they spent more than ever before, an estimated $59.1 billion. and retail analysts expect this cyber monday to be the biggest online shopping day of the year. they predict americans will spend one and a half billion dollars online today. that is an includes of 20% over -- increase of 20% over last year. >> did you get a lot of shopping done. >> i did a lot of shopping on friday. i wasn't planning on it. >> she has a new outfit. >> oh, shopping for yourself, are you. >> of course she is. >> i was at cost co, and i noticed that a
Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
unchange. >> more uncertainty over the unstable greek economy this morning. european union officials failed to reach a deal on giving greece more aid. financial leaders had differences over how long greece should be given to reduce its debt. they need to agree before greece can receive its next bailout loan. >>> it looks like hostess' twinkie is cooked. the snack maker failed to reach an agreement with the bakers union in a private mediation session yesterday. on monday a bankruptcy judge asked the two sides to meet before hostess continued its liquidation process. it was a last-ditch effort to save the struggling company and more than 18,000 jobs. with no agreement in place, the judge will decide today if the maker of ho ho's, dingdongs and wonder bread can shut down its operation. other companies are reportedly interested in buying some of hostess' more popular brands. >>> and guys, i had a great surprise yesterday. i found in the back of my cup barred some hostess coming up cakes! >> you're an addict, aren't you? >> i am. [ laughter ] yes. i hid them, too. just so now. [ laughter ] >> i
Nov 22, 2012 5:00am PST
's economy for years. israeli troops that had been poised for a possible ground war pulled back this morning. in tel aviv, most israelis were also happy to hear the news. >> i would like to believe that not fighting will always do more good than fighting. but i'm very happy to hear that. >> reporter: egypt's new islamist government was the driving force behind the negotiations to end the conflict with diplomatic help from secretary of state hillary clinton. clinton spent two days shuttling between jerusalem, the west bank and cairo. >> people of this region deserve the chance to live free from fear and violence and today's agreement is a step in the right direction. >> reporter: clinton expects egypt to play a key role in maintaining peace. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >>> police are investigating a gun battle this shut down lanes of i-580 in oakland for hours. two cars were found riddled with bullets near the seminary exit last night. there was no one in either car and police haven't found anyone who may have been hurt. the freeway was closed for two hours for the police investigat
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